Sponsored Content




Intermarkets' Privacy Policy
Support


Donate to Ace of Spades HQ!



Sponsored Content: GenBiz GenBiz GenBiz

Recent Entries
Absent Friends
Dave In Texas 2022
Jesse in D.C. 2022
OregonMuse 2022
redc1c4 2021
Tami 2021
Chavez the Hugo 2020
Ibguy 2020
Rickl 2019
Joffen 2014
Cutting The Cord And Email Security
Moron Meet-Ups





























































« Annual Thanksgiving Recipe Exchange -- Bourbon-berries and Cream Puffs | Main | Enough Already »
November 27, 2013

The White House and Iran Can't Agree on What It Is They Agreed On

So it turns out there's a reason why the statements about the Iran deal from the White House are so wildly different from the other involved governments'. It's not just normal White House lying to the American public, but extraordinary lying to foreign governments too.

The aftermath of the deal struck early Sunday in Geneva has been marked by confusion. According to Iranian media, the country's Foreign Ministry is now claiming that the White House put out an invalid fact sheet about the agreement.

A ministry spokeswoman called it a "one-sided interpretation of the agreed text," and said parts of it "contradict" the actual plan, according to Fars News Agency.

The Foreign Ministry did not specify what language might have clashed with their interpretation of the agreement, but called the White House statement a "modified version of the deal" -- and released their own version of the plan.

That document, among other distinctions, recognizes Iran's "right to nuclear energy for peaceful purposes," something the White House statement does not mention.

The State Department's response to this was to say that this was just an outline of an agreement, with the details to be worked out later. When asked how long before an actual agreement will be reached that actually is meant to be final and binding, State Department spox Jen Psaki said (surprise!), "I don't have a specific timeline for you."

So let's step back a second. If there was no deal and no idea when a deal would be reached, why would Obama make a special Saturday night address to announce a non-deal "breakthrough" with Iran? You know why.


digg this
posted by Gabriel Malor at 11:35 AM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Braenyard, _ want nuremberg trials? badger your congressman: ">>>Why do they have farms, cattle ranches, and wat ..."

Ben Had: "WeirdDave, did you find a soil hauler? ..."

San Franpsycho: "I have no interest in partition, I have interest i ..."

Riptide: ""Civil ear".... brought to you by those with dual ..."

Lost In Space: "Taco Bell Painting. I agree with Weird Dave, that ..."

Count de Monet: "No, I typed coffee cans and meant coffee cans. If ..."

Bertram Cabot, Jr.: "Weegars play football? ..."

bonhomme[/i][/i][/i][/b][/b][/b][/s][/s][/s][/u][/u][/u]: "Hooooo boy. NY has dipped its toes into making ..."

Aetius451AD Work Laptop: "Is everything about boobs with you? I'm not compla ..."

bonhomme[/i][/i][/i][/b][/b][/b][/s][/s][/s][/u][/u][/u]: "Hooooo boy. NY has dipped its toes into making ..."

Count de Monet: "the coffee cans glued to the front end look odd. ..."

Tonypete: "Just ran across this verbiage when reviewing a doc ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64